fox encephalitis


Definition of fox encephalitis

: a virus disease of foxes, dogs, and related animals that is marked by virus invasion of endothelial tissues especially of smaller blood vessels resulting in local hemorrhage which damages the tissues of the affected area and leads to inflammation of the brain or other organs

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“Fox encephalitis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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